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myFutureNC blog series: Setting and reaching a postsecondary attainment goal – The role of the legislature

Representative John Fraley (House District 95, Iredell County) has served in the North Carolina General Assembly since 2015 and currently...

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Education Matters – Newsmaker conversations

Topic: Newsmaker Conversations The State Treasurer of North Carolina has broad responsibilities over the finances of the state that have...

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Searching for common ground amid tension over charters

North Carolina is among 44 states with charter school laws, one of the most significant developments in K-12 schooling in...

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‘It’s never too late to go back.’ — Lenoir Community College student reflects on journey

A moment of self-reflection at a low point in her life years ago was the motivation Lenoir Community College student...

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4-H summer camps open doors for youth

Twenty-year-old Taqqee Richardson wasn’t always the best camper when he started attending Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Camp at 8 years old....

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Building a craving for education in all students

The importance of student/teacher relationships cannot be overstated. From expectations to classroom management strategy, the ways teachers interact with their...

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From Spartan to Tar Heel: Javonte Williams’ path to success

Playing football for the University of North Carolina has been a dream come true for Javonte Williams, the former running...

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Education Matters – Diversity in teaching

Topic: Diversity in Teaching North Carolina’s public schools are becoming increasingly diverse with students of color now making up more...

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What a Fed caution means for North Carolina education

When the Federal Reserve speaks, however inscrutably, investors listen. School teachers, not so much. And yet, the Fed sent a...

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The challenging conversation of student attendance — Part 1: The educator’s perspective

Ask any teacher, especially one in a middle or high school: “What’s your school’s student attendance policy?” Inevitably, they’ll have...

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For our schools to serve our communities: Let’s launch 25-year-old projects everywhere

Across Edgecombe County — an area of 52,000 people about an hour east of Raleigh — community members have been...

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DRNC launches series on educational rights of students with disabilities

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is excited to launch our series of articles for EdNC and offer its readers diverse...